Presentation on theme: "SHIFTING THE BALANCE OF CARE SYMPOSIUM Utilising Apollo Centres for Health to create innovations in Primary Care David Dawson – Apollo Capital Projects."— Presentation transcript:
SHIFTING THE BALANCE OF CARE SYMPOSIUM Utilising Apollo Centres for Health to create innovations in Primary Care David Dawson – Apollo Capital Projects 26 th February 2003 Botanical Gardens, Birmingham
Who Are Apollo? 3rd Party Primary Care Developers of leasehold properties Manage 42 primary care schemes across the UK (28,000m² of space) ranging from GP surgeries to Community Hospitals 15,000m² under construction in; Edinburgh Manchester Leeds Wells West Byfleet
We specialise in: Investment in, Development of and Management support for Primary Care Resource Centres: Larger Health & Social Care campuses, e.g. Wells NHS LIFT Diagnostic and Treatment Centres Apollo Centres for Health
Fully serviced Primary Care facilities Available for sessional use daily, weekly or long term All in price Adjacent to or part of a Health and Social Care facility What are Apollo Centres for Health?
Features and Benefits Flexible additional capacity to meet immediate needs Efficient utilisation of space Shared use facilities No long term capital or revenue commitment for NHS Funding, occupancy and residual value risk remains with Apollo PCT support for investment and pre-let utilisation Joint venture opportunities
Service Options – some case examples ECGs Osteoporosis Warfarin Temporary GP premises Occupational Health
Service Priorities Waiting list pressures Secondary care in community settings Integrated health and social care Local implementation of NSFs Health promotion and preventative programmes Education and Training
Why Apollo? The God of light, poetry, music, healing and prophecy. Therefore in design and service terms, person centred, health and well being focussed, patients and staff empowered.
Apollo Centre in Eastbourne Before work began…
Key Design Features Convey a sense of light and calm Clear external presence Strong sense of arrival / sanctuary Central hub Simple curves
Managing the Centre
Managing the Centres Reception and welcome: users and practitioners Feed back on the experience Patient safety I.T. access Integrated bookings, patient records and charging systems Clinical governance
Siting the Centres Maximum access and footfall Good public transport links Convenient for practitioners Multi-purpose and use An SSDP driven investment Adjacent of a GP surgery Part of a Primary Care resource centre Linked to a diagnostic and treatment centre or intermediate care centre (revived community hospital?) On an acute hospital site On a health and social care campus
Apollo Centres for Health An essential component of the modernisation of local health and social care systems, providing economically efficient infrastructure for care closer to home.